We organise a number of conferences throughout the year that attract large audiences from across the globe.
Previous conferences have included ESRC Festival of Social Sciences events, collaborative conferences with organisations such as The Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), and PhD presentations ran in collaboration with our students.
- Jul022020CEPR/Warwick/Princeton/Utah Political Economy Conference 2020
The Department of Economics at the University of Warwick along with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the Department of Politics at Princeton University, the Department of Finance at University of Utah and the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) are organising the first CEPR Conference on Political Economy in March 2020.
Thursday 2 – Friday 3 July 2020
Venue: EIEF- Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance, Via Sallustiana 62 - 00187 in Rome, Italy.
The aim of the conference is to bring together the top theoretical and empirical political scientists and economists across Europe and North America. This conference will also launch the new CEPR Polecon Research Group. A limited number of papers will be presented (10 over two days) to allow maximum time for discussion. The workshop will be held in Rome this year, building on previous successful meetings held at the Warwick in Venice Palazzo since 2013.
The Conference will feature a range of academics from across the world presenting papers on a number of topics.
Friday, 20 March
9.30 – 10.00
Registration, Coffee and Welcome Remarks from the Organisers
10:00 – 11.00
11.00 – 11.30
11.30 – 12.30
Gilat Levy (LSE)
'Misspecified Politics and the Recurrence of Populism' joint with Ronny Razin (LSE) and Alwyn Young (LSE)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00
15.00 – 16.00
Melis Kartal (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
'Fake News, Voter Overconfidence, and the Quality of Democratic Choice' joint with Jean-Robert Tyran (University of Vienna)
16.00 – 16.30
16.30 – 17.45
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Dinner (by invitation only)
Saturday, 21 March
10.00 – 11.00
Charlotte Cavaille (Ford School, University of Michigan - Princeton University, CSDP)
'Who Cares? Measuring Preference Intensity in a Polarized Environment' joint with Daniel L Chen (TSE - IAST) and Karine Van der Straeten (TSE - IAST)
11.00 – 11.30
11.30 – 12.30
Ernesto dal Bo (University of California at Berkeley)
'Information Technology and Government Decentralization: Experimental Evidence From Paraguay' joint with Federico Finan (UC Berkeley), Nicholas Li (UC Berkeley), and Laura Schechter (UW-Madison)
12.30 – 12.45
Helios Herrera (University of Warwick)
'Political Economy as a Field: A Few Facts'
12.45 – 14.00
14:00 – 15:00
15:00 – 16.00
Ravideep Sethi (University of Utah)
'The Power of the Agenda Setter: A Dynamic Legislative Bargaining Model' joint with Ewout Verriest (Penn State University)
16.00 – 16.30
16.30 – 17.30
Laurent Bouton (Georgetown University)
'A Theory of Small Campaign Contributions' joint with Micael Castanheira (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and Allan Drazen (University of Maryland)
- Jun222020Economic History of Race in the United States
The panel will discuss the enduring racial disparities in education, labour markets and other economic outcomes and how history has impacted on cultural and political behaviour.
Monday 22 June 2020 - 4.00 - 5.30pm (UK time)
Online Public Event
- William Collins, Vanderbilt University
- Trevon Logan, The Ohio State University
- Warren Whatley, University of Michigan
- Jhacova Williams, Clemson University
- Bishnupriya Gupta, CAGE Research Director
Organised by CAGE and Economic History Group.
- Mar062020CRETA Economic Theory Conference
The conference is being organised by Felix Kubler (Zurich) and Herakles (Warwick) and the idea is to bring together a wide spectrum of people working in Economic theory broadly defined.
Date: Friday 6 – Sunday 8 March 2020
Friday 6 March
14.30 - 15.00
Daniele Condorelli - Information Design in the Hold-up Problem
Inga Deimen - Information Processing: Contracts versus Communication
Dezsö Szalay -Advice from an over enthusiastic expert
19.00 Evening Dinner (by invitation only)
Saturday 7 March
Christina Pawlowitsch - Communicative implicatures in Bayesian Dialogs
Keisuke Teeple - Mean-Preserving Unawareness in General
Costas Cavounidis - Blackwell Equilibrium
Pawel Dziewulski - Revealed statistical consumer theory
Yiannis Vailakis - Sustainable Debt
John Quah - The comparative statics of multi-prior beliefs and multi-output production
Indoor BBQ (Scarman Lounge)
Sunday 8 March
Nikolaos Kokonas - A Note on the Unemployment Volatility Puzzle
Alexis Akira Toda - Asymptotic Marginal Propensity to Consume
You will need to register to attend this event. Please complete the form below.
- Dec032019New Approaches for Modelling Expectations in Economics Conference
This two-day conference brings together researchers from Europe and North America to discuss ways of moving beyond the assumption of “rational expectations”, a central part of macroeconomic modelling for the past forty years.
The conference is sponsored by the University of Warwick, the Bank of England and the ESRC funded network “Rebuilding Macroeconomics”. This year, the two keynote speakers are Sydney Ludvigson from New York University and Laura Veldkamp of Columbia Business School.
A copy of the conference programme is available to view here.
This conference is open to faculty members from the University of Warwick and MRes students from the Department of Economics who are pursuing topics in macroeconomics.
Registration is required for this conference. Those wishing to attend should send a request to Michelle Scott of the Bank of England (Michelle.Scott@bankofengland.co.uk ) in advance. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.a